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Art Walk becoming known for beer events

Charleston’s Art Walk evenings are becoming beer event evenings. And they’re drawing a crowd for the brewers’ art.

April’s third Thursday Art Walk saw two super beer events downtown: Bridge Brew Works “The Blunt” release and tap-takeover at Boulevard Tavern and the “WV Road Trippin’ Beer Adventure” at Timothy’s at the Quarrier Diner. Continue reading Art Walk becoming known for beer events

Governor proposes beer tax increase; names WVABCA Commissioner

Seeks 45% hike in beer excise tax

As part of his recently announced revenue enhancement proposals, West Virginia Governor Jim Justice proposed a liquor and  beer tax hike that would produce $5.6 million in increased revenues. The governor did not propose any business enhancements or other regulatory relief for beer and liquor manufacturers, distributors, or retailers that would make their businesses more competitive and successful in the state. Continue reading Governor proposes beer tax increase; names WVABCA Commissioner